Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Health and Environmental Funders Network (HEFN) collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users (each, a "user") of the website ("site"). This privacy policy applies to the site and all products and services offered by HEFN.

HEFN may collect personally identifiable information, including but not limited to, when users visit our site, subscribe to a listserv, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our site. Users may be asked for their name, email address, phone number, and similar types of information in order to respond to e-mail and informational requests, to register and confirm registrations for programs and services, and for promotional purposes. We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users are welcome to withhold such information, though it may prevent them from engaging in certain activities through the site.

HEFN does not sell, trade, rent, or market e-mail addresses or other personally identifiable information of its users to third parties.

HEFN may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices, and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our site.

This site contains links to other external websites that do not fall under the domain. HEFN is not responsible for the privacy practices or content on external websites. HEFN uses first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) to help us measure how users interact with website content. You may opt-out of having your data collected by Google Analytics by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

To unsubscribe from a HEFN listserv, please click the unsubscribe link featured at the bottom of the message you received by e-mail, or notify us by e-mail at

HEFN may update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the date at the bottom of this page. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

If you have concerns or questions, please contact us at:

Health and Environmental Funders Network
817 Silver Spring Ave., Ste. 110
Tel: (301) 565-0500


This document was last updated on January 27, 2014.

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